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Ten Acre Treehouse "Whitetail" Sleeps 2-4

Bedrooms Studio
Space 220 sq. ft.
Property type cabin


About the property

220 Sq Ft of quiet seclusion, on 10 acres of private property

Looking for an off the grid experience? Or maybe detox, unplug, unwind from your daily grind? Stay in this unique property while visiting Historic Nauvoo or maybe just a romantic weekend getaway. This treehouse sits on 10 acres of private property 8 miles from Nauvoo perfect for those looking for a quiet, secluded, unique semi-primitive stay. This one room treehouse features a cozy living area with large leather couch, small half bath with hot water sink and composting toilet. The treehouse is climate controlled with heat in the winter and A/C for those hot summer months! Use the unique outdoor shower with hot running water! (Note: DEC - MAR winter months the hot running water will be shut off due to the cold weather, this reflects the lower winter rate. Please keep this in mind when considering your stay) The wrap around deck for views of the surrounding forest! This property sleeps 2 comfortably with a queen mattress in the loft, and maybe a family of 4 with the large couch and room for sleeping on the floor! This treehouse features a mini refrigerator, BBQ gas grill, microwave, coffee maker, BluRay player and flat screen TV, with DISH satellite service, and AM/FM stereo system. Pets are welcome there is a $25 pet fee

Bob Hopp
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 March, 2018

About Bob Hopp

Born and raised in Nauvoo, after high school joined the Navy and served proudly for 25 years! After a short career in the Federal Government moved back to Nauvoo to join my dad's construction business. Currently live and work in the Nauvoo area, Have been an active member of my community since!

Bob Hopp purchased this cabin in 1998


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Nauvoo in Sonora

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 220 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Half bath, composting toilet, hot running potable water sink basin, outdoor hot running potable water shower, towels and wash cloths provided, toilet paper is provided. During winter months the running water may be shut off due to cold weather.
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Queen mattress, linens provided, addition linens provided upon request.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • limited accessibility
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Ten Acre Treehouse "Whitetail" Sleeps 2-4
average rating of 4.8490567 based on 106 reviews

Nice quiet place to get away!

  • 5 of 5

I decided to rent this as a get away for the night. We had lots of snow and Mother Nature decided to warm up so the walk to our tree house was a bit slick and muddy. I packed a picnic and off we went. It was very easy to find. We left our stuff and went for a hike around the property. Like I said it was damp but a nice place. Would love to come back in the summer and enjoy the fire pit. We stayed in the whitetail treehouse. Plenty of space for the two of us. Enjoyed our meal. I am scared of Heights. Was a little worried about the loft but I did just fine. We actually slept with the windows open around the bed. Was a beautiful night. Very peaceful and relaxing. We could see the goats from our back deck. We arrived before Bob got home and we didn’t see the dogs but we never needed anything. It would of been nice to talk to him and get the story behind his ideas of the treehouses. Like I said it was a snow melting mud mess and no need to get out in it. Remember when renting this you are in the woods, you will walk up small hill to get where you need to go and mother nature plays a part in your hike. We were plenty warm enough and had what we needed. Thank you Bob for allowing us to rent your treehouse. I am sure we will come again!

  • Review Submitted: 15-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Step off the grid for some R&R and a unique experience

  • 5 of 5

I gave my daughters, ages 12 and 15 an experience gift for Christmas this year. We got to spend two nights in Whitetail during our Christmas break. We have been fascinated with Tiny Houses and wanted to have a chance to see what living in one would be like for a couple days. It was cute and cozy. Although it was cold, with temps in teens and single digits, the space heater and electric fireplace provided sufficient heat for us. We loved walking the trails on the property. The bridges that went across the creek were so much fun! Bob Hopp was very helpful to us. We appreciate his help and prompt reply to our texts. We enjoyed several delicious meals at The Hamilton Family Restaurant. Reasonable prices, a huge variety on the menu, and delicious food. We made great memories here and hope to return again!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Amazing property love the Captain quarters can’t wait to come back. now I’m thinking about building a treehouse for a year-round home looking for timber property. Thanks Bob. C ya soon. Donny Bohm Pontiac Il.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We loved the Whitetail Cabin.

  • 4 of 5

Bob(owner) , Paris, and London(dogs) were great hosts. The Cabin was unique because of the compost toilet and outdoor shower. My husband and I enjoy getting out of our comfort zone, so this was perfect for us. We would love to come back and spend a weekend it the captains quarters and the new cabin.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming, comfortable get-away!

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect setting for a much-needed get-away. Serene, quiet setting surrounded by nature tucked cozily into a darling tree house.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very Nice

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our nice/quiet weekend. Would enjoy going back.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £14.44
Pet Fee £18.05

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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